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Cameo Bar

) #897 of 1,864 Restaurants in Edinburgh $$ - $$$ , British,
23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
+44 131 554 9999
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“mixed grill” (2 reviews)
“live sports” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food and lovely friendly staff. A pleasure to eat there. This was not my first visit and certainly will not be my last.

Thank tomarin23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I, along with a good friend visited the Cameo bar to enjoy the black pudding and haggis stack with peppercorn sauce which we had also sampled twelve months previously. Having purchased our liquid refreshment we sat down and studied the menu. To...More

Thank Bobdemilk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't really comment on how good or bad this place is only that we were told at the door no dogs allowed, but were recommended another couple of places. So really just a warning to other dog owners to give this place a miss if...More

Thank DontNeedAPassport
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great atmosphere, bar staff were lovely, plenty of seating, good place to go for a drink and the food looked quite good too

Thank Juls298
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad you had a good time. Hopefully your team won and next time you'll have the chance to try the food.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I went in today with a very good friend and we had food off the new menu. The food was delicious and the portion size just right. Service was prompt, delivered by the lovely Daphne. We were well looked after!! I look forward to visiting...More

Thank Tony S
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Tony. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to your next one.

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely few cocktails today at the Cameo . I can thoroughly recommend the 'porn star martini ' . Staff all very friendly and a lovely relaxed atmosphere . We will definitely be back :)

Thank Jenny T
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Jenny. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and saying lovely things about the staff. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Decent breakfast for a very decent price. Quite impressed that they have done so well with this. Staff were attentive too. Sunday breakfast was good and we will be back.

Thank BBB2108
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're really pleased you enjoyed our breakfast, it's something we're very proud of. Hopefully see again soon.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

🖓🖓🖓🖓 Absolutely crap!! Have been a regular to the Cameo for around 9/10 years but have to say the last two visit have been a disappointment to say the least. Staff are like stroppy teenagers... (apart from one young man who has been there a...More

Thank Gwen W
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi Gwen. We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. I'm disappointed that you haven't enjoyed your last couple of visits and have addressed the issues with the team. We would be sorry to lose a guest that has been with us as...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Nice big pub with pleasant helpful staff - well decorated and thought out layout with wee alcoves and corridors throughout nice array of features and statues etc - I would have said it was a terrific pub however it is badly let down by both...More

Thank DavidM299
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hi David. We're glad you enjoyed your visit with us and hope that it is a regular thing. Thanking you for bringing the toilet issue to my attention. It is something we will definitely improve on.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Visited for the first time one week ago with my daughter and son's partner. We wanted a nice meal without too much expense. We found a nice table to sit at in one of many different places throughout the bar. There was plenty of choice...More

Thank fromAotearoa
Katrina R, General Manager at Cameo Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you so much for leaving a review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope it's something you'll repeat. We have a new menu that would be worth a wee look.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 13:00
Monday
11:00 - 13:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 13:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 13:00
Thursday
11:00 - 13:00
Friday
11:00 - 13:00
Saturday
11:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Commercial Street, Edinburgh EH6 6JA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 554 9999
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Description
Cameo is a large bar situated at the Shore in Leith. We have 5 flat screen TVs' and one Big Screen for all your sport viewing needs. Relax in one of our quirky refurbished cinema style seats with a pint, and possibly a wee game of battleships. We look forward to seeing you.
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